Day eight bill introduction

Senators reconvened Jan. 16 to introduce bills.

Among the 54 bills introduced were:

LB377, sponsored by Seward Sen. Mark Kolterman, which would change provisions and procedures relating to the disposition, care, custody and costs associated with the impoundment of dogs or cats;

LB380, sponsored by Lincoln Sen. Adam Morfeld, which would create and provide duties for the Higher Education Affordability Commission;

LB383, sponsored by Lincoln Sen. Matt Hansen, which would permit registered voters moving within Nebraska to vote provisionally without re-registering;

LB387, sponsored by Scribner Sen. David Schnoor, which would transfer funds from the Cash Reserve Fund to the Property Tax Credit Cash Fund;

LB393, sponsored by Ogallala Sen. Ken Schilz, which would change provisions of the Livestock Animal Welfare Act;

LB402, sponsored by Lincoln Sen. Roy Baker, which would change and eliminate provisions relating to distance education incentives;

LB403, sponsored by Hyannis Sen. Al Davis, which would change requirements for elections by mail;

LB418, sponsored by Omaha Sen. Jeremy Nordquist, which would change distribution of cigarette tax proceeds;

LB421, sponsored by Papillion Sen. Bill Kintner, which would eliminate a learning community and provide for distribution of assets as prescribed; and

LB425, sponsored by Ralston Sen. Merv Riepe, which would provide for earned time and discontinue the use of good time.

A complete list of bills introduced thus far is available at NebraskaLegislature.gov. New bills may be introduced for the first 10 legislative days, or until Jan. 21.

The session will last 90 legislative days and is tentatively scheduled to adjourn June 5.

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